Validated swallowing and nutrition guidelines for patients with head and neck cancer: identification of high-risk patients for proactive gastrostomy.

@article{Brown2013ValidatedSA,
  title={Validated swallowing and nutrition guidelines for patients with head and neck cancer: identification of high-risk patients for proactive gastrostomy.},
  author={Teresa E Brown and A Spurgin and L J Ross and Lee Tripcony and Jacqui Keller and Brett G M Hughes and R Anthony Vere Hodge and Quenten Walker and Merrilyn D. Banks and Lizbeth Moira Kenny and John M. Crombie},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 10},
  pages={
          1385-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND The "Swallowing and Nutrition Guidelines for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer" were developed to guide early identification and management of dysphagia and nutritional risk before, during, and after cancer treatment. The purpose of this study was to validate these guidelines. METHODS Patients attending a Combined Head and Neck Clinic at a major tertiary hospital in 2007 to 2008 were assessed using the guidelines, with high-risk category patients recommended for proactive… CONTINUE READING
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